The four-day session is being presided over by Cuban Foreign Trade and Investment Minister, Rodrigo Malmierca, and on the Vietnamese side its Construction Minister, Trinh Binh Dung.
In statements to PL news agency, Cuban ambassador, Herminio Lopez, said that the session is analyzing the pace of the bilateral agenda signed during the visit to Cuba last year by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung. The agenda includes a series of bilateral cooperation projects.
Cuba and Vietnam signed several documents following the visit to Havana by President Truong Tan Sang in September, including the areas of finances to fund investment, the setting up of a joint venture to build a five-star hotel, and cooperation actions in oil drilling in Cuba.
During the most recent Havana International Trade Fair, Vietnamese and Cuban companies reached deals for nearly 2 million dollars. / CNA.